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Noun
Plural for an infectious disease
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“These antibodies can often be demonstrated to be present in the blood serum obtained from patients who are recovering from an infection.”
Noun
Plural for the process of infecting or the state of being infected
“Allergies to topical medication applied can cause a skin reaction and may result in infection of the wound.”
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Plural for a measure of the contagiousness of a disease or illness
“Strict glycemic control in the perioperative period may reduce the rate of infection in THA patients.”
Noun
Plural for any contagious disease that spreads rapidly and kills many people
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Plural for a common viral illness
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Plural for a toxic substance that is capable of causing illness or death
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Plural for a cavity caused by tissue destruction, usually because of infection, filled with pus and surrounded by inflamed tissue
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Plural for an act of disrespect or impiety towards something considered sacred
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Plural for the presence in or introduction into the environment of a substance which has harmful or poisonous effects
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Plural for a biological agent that risks humans or the environment
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Plural for communicable disease
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Plural for a physical trace of a bad or undesirable substance or quality
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Plural for a whitish-yellow or yellow substance composed primarily of dead white blood cells and dead pyogenic bacteria
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(dated) Plural for the secretion from a sore
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